University Overview

Founded in 1973, Universidad Popular Autonóma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP University) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Puebla (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Tehuacán, Mérida. Officially recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico), Universidad Popular Autonóma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Mexican higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Popular Autonóma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 years old Mexican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UPAEP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UPAEP
Founded 1973
Motto La Cultura al Servicio del Pueblo
Culture at the Service of the People
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 21 Sur No. 1103, Colonia Santiago
Puebla
72410 Puebla
Mexico
Tel +52 (222) 229 9400
Fax +52 (222) 232 0453
Other locations Tehuacán, Mérida

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 21 Sur Nº 1103 Colonia Santiago
Puebla 72410
(222) 2299400
2320453

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to UPAEP University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federación de Instituciones Mexicanas Particulares de Educación Superior (FIMPES)
  • Consejo para la Acreditación de la Educación Superior, A. C. (COPAES)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

Facebook

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LinkedIn

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YouTube

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020